A powerline extender kit lets you stretch your network connection to any part of the house, using the wiring that's already in the walls.
The best OBD2 scanners can not only show what's going on inside your car but also turn off the check-engine light, helping you avoid costly repairs.
The Netgear Orbi WiFi 6 (RBK852) puts data in all the right places, offering the fastest Wi-Fi 6 mesh kit you can buy.
The Arris Surfboard Max Pro has an AX11000 rating and can push fast data into new parts of your home, but does this mesh system measure up?
The Super Boost Wireless-N Wi-Fi Repeater is appealing on price, but the performance, features and support all fall short.
The Netgear EX2800 fills dead zones without costing an arm and a leg, offering great performance at an inexpensive price.
IdentityForce offers the best overall service when credit monitoring is factored in, but LifeLock has the edge on pure identity protection.
Kaspersky's 2021 Windows antivirus lineup offers close to complete coverage without slowing down your computer much, although the least expensive program doesn't offer many extra features.
Bitdefender's Windows antivirus software offers excellent protection along with a slew of features meant to secure your family's systems and identities.
ESET's antivirus software barely slows system performance, but it offers middling malware protection and can get expensive if you have a lot of machines to protect.
Sophos Home Premium is inexpensive, easy to use and provides good malware protection, but it can slow system performance.
Norton 360 Standard, Norton 360 Deluxe and Norton 360 with LifeLock include the most complete antivirus-software and identity-protection-service combinations you'll find today.
The easy-to-hide Linksys RE7000 Max-Stream AC1900+ Wi-Fi range extender is a great choice when you want to fill dead zones.
PrivacyGuard has the useful tools and frequent credit-file information, but other services monitor more types of personal data.
Big and bold, Netgear's second version of its EX6200 can push a Wi-Fi network into previously disconnected parts of a home with excellent performance, good range and one of the best assortments of ports.
The Netgear AX1800 Mesh Extender (EAX20) is the fastest Wi-Fi extender, with the latest Wi-Fi 6 support.
LifeLock offers the most comprehensive personal-data monitoring and a great deal on antivirus software, but it's pricey.
IDShield's frequent credit scores are handy, though IdentityForce and LifeLock monitor more credit bureaus and personal data.
Google's Nest WiFi combines a great mesh system with a slick smart speaker to be the mesh Wi-Fi kit to beat
While pricey, the Netgear Orbi RBK50 is one of the fastest, most powerful routers we've tested, even without its extension.
Avast Free Antivirus offers a ton of features for a free antivirus program but has mediocre malware protection and a heavy system load.